March 4, 2008
"This is nothing for me," said RonRico Evans, 33, of St. Louis, while talking with his wife on the phone during a snow storm in St. Louis on Tuesday. Evans has lived in Buffalo, N.Y. The St. Louis region is expected to accumulate 4 to 6 inches of precipitation in the form of snow.
Madison Null, 9, of Columbia, and her mother, Kim, listen to a presentation designed to spur young girls' interests in engineering at the Columbia Public Schools Center for Gifted Education.
Sidney McMillian, 10, of Jefferson City, holds a paper tower while Meredith Manda, 11, at left, and Victoria Chan, 10, both of Jefferson City, help out during an engineering activity at the Columbia Public Schools Center for Gifted Education. The girls were attending a presentation, given by two MIT students, designed to spur young girls' interests in engineering.
Nancy Oster, a certified sign language interpreter, signs at the City Council meeting on Monday. Oster also works for Sorenson Communications as a telephone interpreter and for Columbia Interpreting Services.
Nancy Oster signs at a City Council meeting. Missouri law requires that an interpreter be present at civic proceedings, including public meetings.
"It's such a beautiful language to watch," Nancy Oster said of American Sign Language. Oster is a certified sign language interpreter.
K-Kay Perkins is known for her solid play off the bench.
Sophomore Keon Lawrence has made a habit of improving his play when conference season begins.
MU junior and club lacrosse player John Roman took the season and semester off last year to spend five months in Kenya.
March 3, 2008
Ted Berryhill, general manager at the Days Inn off I-70 Southwest in Columbia, works at the front desk of the hotel on Feb. 25. There are no barriers that separate the desk worker and the guests, but there are several video cameras that record the activities there.
Ted Berryhill, general manager at the Days Inn off I-70 Southwest, at work on Feb. 25.
Several monitors near the front desk of the Days Inn hotel are used to display video from about 20 security cameras in various places around the hotel property.
Encouraged by recent warm weather, flower bulbs spring to life at the Shelter Gardens, perhaps indicating winter’s end is near.
Imminent snow shouldn’t threaten this budding rose stem, although experts say bad freezes could have dire results.
Teeming with life in warmer months, the Shelter Gardens at 1817 W. Broadway presented a barren landscape Monday.
Daniel Thode, coach of the Flying Squirrels youth basketball team, looks on as Kyle Peterson, right, drives down court with the ball in a game Saturday at Smithton Middle School.
Missouri senior wrestler Vince Demarest, right, balances his time between his obligations to the wrestling team and his duties as a member of the school's ROTC unit.
Norman Finkelstein lectures on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the MU Old Alumni Center on Monday night. Before the lecture members of the Chai' Times staff distrubuted pamphlets titled, "Keep This in Mind: What to know before you go."
Members of the Chai' Times staff hand out pamphlets and Israeli flags before the lecture on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict given by Norman Finkelstein at the MU Old Alumni Center on Monday night. According to the handout, the Chai' Times staff are "deeply disturbed by his invitation and are severely disappointed in MU's misjudgment that this speaker could have any sort of positive influence on our education."